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The World Forum for Democracy 2017 is looking for initiatives on the theme ‘media and populism’

The 2017 World Forum for Democracy will focus on the role of political parties and media in the context of rising populism. A growing disconnect between citizens and political elites and dramatic changes in the media ecosystem are a challenge for democracy. New political and media actors and practices are emerging, offering opportunities for direct, unmediated […]

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Video contest: Announcing the “Favourite 5”

Media – in all their forms – play a crucial role in the shaping of identities, in the promotion or inhibition of dialogue, solidarity and recognition. Which strategies and tools can empower counter-narratives and challenge mainstream perceptions of refugees, of migration, of marginalized groups in general? The Media against Hate campaign invited professional journalists, community […]

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Video contest: Meet the jury!

Pamela Cioni is the communication manager of COSPE onlus, an Italian NGO that works in 30 countries worldwide on approximately 150 projects, alongside thousands of women and men. COSPE’s goal is to create change which guarantees equal and sustainable development, the respect of human rights, peace and justice among people. Giulia Dessì is project manager at the Media Diversity Institute (MDI). MDI […]

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Application open for the Migration Media Award!

Application are now open for the Migration Media Award which supports journalist excellence on migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region! Journalists or media organisations based in the European Union or EU South Partner Country are eligible to submit their published work along side with a proposal for a further production. The work should be related to […]

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Alexandra Pascalidou: “The hatred, the racism and sexism, is poisoning your mind”

This interview was originally published on the ECPMF website. Alexandra Pascalidou is a Swedish TV journalist with Greek heritage, who has been experiencing sexist and racist hate speech for many years. ECPMF: Please describe the gender-based violence and abuse that you have experienced as a result of your journalistic work, and cite examples. Since I […]

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International Women’s Day: No Hate Speech Movement launches a campaign to counter sexist hate speech online

The No Hate Speech Movement is organising an Action Day Countering Sexist Hate Speech on 8th March 2017 on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, calling on young people to counter sexist hate speech through education and advocacy, raising awareness on the impact it has on women and men, human rights and gender equality. This year’s […]

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Article – How radio can help refugees integrate

In the article “How radio can help refugees integrate” published on The Spectator website on 18th February, journalist Kate Chisholm explains the power of radio as a technology that can “get inside your mind”, in places where TV and online media are not accessible. It shows as an example the Documentary “Hope Speaks Out” broadcasted […]

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The way Molenbeek is portrayed in the media shows Belgium’s problem with extremism

In a news analysis entitled “Belgium’s problem with extremism” published in October 2016 on Hate Speech International website, the Norwegian journalist Øyvind Strømmen explains the simplistic approach in the way extremist Islamism is discussed in the Belgian and international media. The coverage of the recent terrorist attacks tended to focus only on the Brussels neighbourhood of […]

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